The three million residents of San Diego County enjoy some of the best temperate climates in the United States as well as more than 70 miles of pristine coastline. Comprising more than 15 cities, the largest of which is the city of San Diego itself, other notable areas within San Diego County that apartment residents enjoy calling home are Carlsbad, Carmel Valley, Escondido, La Jolla, and more.
Living in San Diego County
San Diego County is a vast area of California so the weather can’t simply be surmised as completely Mediterranean-like or desert-like, but rather depending on where you are, you will enjoy a variation of the climates above. Residents of San Diego would likely describe the climate as warm with dry summers and mild winters – California Weather. Some of San Diego County’s largest employers include the U.S. Department of Defense, University of California, San Diego, Sharp Healthcare, Qualcomm Inc., and others; median household income for the county hovers around $63,373.
The county is home to several public state and private universities including UCSD, San Diego State University, University of San Diego, and more. Elementary, middle, and high schools in the county are on par with the nation as a whole with many excelling above the average. Many of the apartment communities below are also ideally situated near the colleges above, which makes them great off campus housing options for students as well.
With on average of 260 days per year of sun, the weather in San Diego County allows residents to enjoy many outdoor activities like jet skiing, hiking, biking, and more year round. San Diego is home to many great family and outdoor activities such as the San Diego Natural History Museum, San Diego Zoo, Sea World, and more. Living in SD is truly the embodiment of California living – from its sunny beaches to the fisherman wharfs. If you’re a dog owner, be sure to check out these 14 Dog-Friendly Locations in San Diego.
Similar to Orange County, San Diego County is very spread out and most residents and visitors tend to use their car to go from point A to B. The apartment communities below are ideally situated near major transportation hubs like the Interstate 5, AMTRAK/ Metrolink stations, and more.
About Our Featured Apartments
If you are searching for a new apartment in San Diego County, browse through the apartment listings below. We feature some of the most desirable apartment communities with resort-style amenities located in San Diego County’s premium neighborhoods. You can view more photos, prices, or amenities by clicking on a community below. Too many to choose from? Try refining your search using our apartment search tools to narrow your results and find the apartment that fits your needs and budget.
The apartment communities listed below are known for their great amenities from salt water pools, tennis courts to their close proximity to great beaches where visitors can sunbathe or go surfing. All of the featured communities are also pet friendly and welcome you and your four-legged friends to come in for a visit (certain restrictions on breeds and length may apply).
Still not sure about San Diego? Check out our Guide To Living In San Diego blog.